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Adult Classes

Join our Adult Classes at Colburn Dance!

Whether you’re looking to reignite a childhood passion for ballet, improve your tap skills, or would like an inspirational venue to learn a new dance style in the cultural heart of Downtown LA, С槼ֱ has a class for you!

Our outstanding faculty of former professional dancers offer Ballet, Tap and Modern classes for all levels.

Adult Classes are available for semester enrollment or on a drop-in basis.Fall classes run for 15 weeks from August 28; Spring classes run for 21 weeks.When enrolling you will see both options, register and drop-in. Select the option that works best for you and your schedule. Drop-in classes require you to sign in for each class separately.

This year we are introducing an optional in-studio showcase at the end of the Spring semester in our Grand Rehearsal Hall.

Adult students receive free parking. Follow the link for more information on parking.

Adult Ballet Classes

This class is suited for a complete beginner or more experienced adult student who is looking for a slow and thorough breakdown of ballet steps.. There is always a focus on correct alignment, strength building, and musicality in a positive, encouraging environment.

Instructor Ages Dates Days Times Fees
Bertha Blankenship all ages 01/09 - 05/28 Tu 09:00 am - 10:30 am $400.00
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Bertha Blankenship all ages 01/04 - 05/30 Th 09:30 am - 11:00 am $400.00
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Jean Michelle Sayeg 15yr - 999yr 01/07 - 06/02 Su 09:00 am - 10:00 am $390.00
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Bertha Blankenship all ages 06/18 - 07/16 Tu 09:00 am - 10:30 am $80.00
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Bertha Blankenship all ages 06/20 - 07/18 Th 09:30 am - 11:00 am $80.00
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Bertha Blankenship all ages 06/22 - 07/20 Sa 01:00 pm - 02:30 pm $100.00
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Jean Michelle Sayeg all ages 06/23 - 07/21 Su 10:00 am - 11:30 am $100.00
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Jean Michelle Sayeg all ages 09/01 - 12/08 Su 09:00 am - 10:00 am $260.00
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Bertha Blankenship all ages 08/27 - 12/17 Tu 09:00 am - 10:30 am $270.00
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Bertha Blankenship all ages 08/29 - 12/19 Th 09:30 am - 11:00 am $270.00
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Jean Michelle Sayeg all ages 01/19 - 05/25 Su 09:00 am - 10:00 am $380.00
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Bertha Blankenship all ages 01/14 - 05/27 Tu 09:00 am - 10:30 am $390.00
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Bertha Blankenship all ages 01/16 - 05/29 Th 09:30 am - 11:00 am $390.00

This is a comprehensive ballet class with faster tempos and longer combinations, always with a focus on correct alignment, strength building, and musicality in a positive, encouraging environment.

Instructor Ages Dates Days Times Fees
Bertha Blankenship 15yr - 999yr 01/09 - 05/28 Tu 08:00 pm - 09:30 pm $400.00
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Bertha Blankenship all ages 06/18 - 07/16 Tu 06:30 pm - 08:00 pm $100.00
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Bertha Blankenship all ages 08/27 - 12/17 Tu 08:00 pm - 09:30 pm $270.00
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Bertha Blankenship all ages 01/14 - 05/27 Tu 08:00 pm - 09:30 pm $390.00

Adult Modern Classes

Intermediate Adult Modern is in Horton Technique. A rigorous dance form with an emphasis on alignment, strength, flexibility, musicality and spatial awareness to enable dramatic freedom of expression.

Instructor Ages Dates Days Times Fees
Yuka Fukuda all ages 01/08 - 05/27 Mo 07:30 pm - 09:00 pm $400.00
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Yuka Fukuda all ages 06/17 - 07/15 Mo 06:30 pm - 08:00 pm $100.00
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Yuka Fukuda all ages 08/26 - 12/16 Mo 07:30 pm - 09:00 pm $270.00
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Yuka Fukuda all ages 01/13 - 05/26 Mo 07:30 pm - 09:00 pm $390.00

Adult Tap Classes

This class introduces adults to basic rudiments and weight changes, loose ankles and the proper leg movement needed for tap. Tap terminology is learned as well as basic percussion, giving connections of how the taps are produced and counted musically. This class meets once weekly. 

Instructor Ages Dates Days Times Fees
Johnnie Hobbs III all ages 01/10 - 05/29 We 08:00 pm - 09:00 pm $390.00
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Johnnie Hobbs III all ages 06/19 - 07/17 We 06:30 pm - 07:30 pm $100.00
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Johnnie Hobbs III all ages 08/28 - 12/18 We 08:00 pm - 09:00 pm $260.00
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Johnnie Hobbs III all ages 01/15 - 05/28 We 08:00 pm - 09:00 pm $380.00

Previous tap study is recommended for this class. Adults build on their skills and are encouraged to improve their technique and music skills allowing them to work on their improvisational skills. Traditional choreography is learned as well as original dances created for this class. Adults are welcome to take part in an informal performance at the end of the spring semester. This class meets once weekly. 

Instructor Ages Dates Days Times Fees
Denise Scheerer all ages 01/08 - 05/27 Mo 07:00 pm - 08:30 pm $400.00
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Denise Scheerer all ages 06/17 - 07/15 Mo 06:30 pm - 08:00 pm $100.00
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Johnnie Hobbs III all ages 08/29 - 12/19 Th 07:00 pm - 08:30 pm $270.00
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Johnnie Hobbs III all ages 01/16 - 05/29 Th 07:00 pm - 08:30 pm $390.00

Two years of tap study is recommended for this class. Adults are challenged to take their skills to a higher level. More complicated steps and routines are taught, and the class is encouraged to take part in an informal performance at the end of the spring semester. This class meets once weekly. 

Instructor Ages Dates Days Times Fees
Johnnie Hobbs III 15yr - 999yr 01/04 - 05/30 Th 11:00 am - 12:00 pm $390.00
Instructor Ages Dates Days Times Fees
Denise Scheerer all ages 08/29 - 12/19 Th 11:00 am - 12:00 pm $260.00
Instructor Ages Dates Days Times Fees
Denise Scheerer 15yr 11mo - 999yr 01/16 - 05/29 Th 11:00 am - 12:00 pm $380.00

For questions about adult dance classes, please email dance@colburnschool.edu